Sheila M. Eldred

Sheila M. Eldred, Health Writer

Sheila Mulrooney Eldred is a graduate of Columbia’s School of Journalism and a former newspaper reporter. As a freelance health journalist, she writes about everything from deadly diseases to elite athletes, including superbugs, opioids, ticks and laughter yoga. Her stories have appeared in The New York Times, Nature, FiveThirtyEight, Pacific Standard, STAT News and other publications. In her spare time, she and her family love to explore trails via running, cross-country skiing and mountain biking in Minneapolis.